Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best in class positions in growth, innovation and leadership.
The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies.
Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.
Frost & Sullivan’s African operation is in the process of recruiting Growth Strategy Consulting Business Development Consultants for its management consultant teams in Nigeria and Ghana with delivery support from the South African office.
Candidates for this position will compliment the company’s globally-based management consultant team in the provision of world class market research and consulting in Nigeria.
Client focused and with excellent growth consulting skills, the suitable candidate will play a critical role in the development of Frost & Sullivan’s business.
Key responsibilities :
Leading the delivery of strategic growth consulting projects
Overseeing strategic research engagements
Managing senior client relationships
Leading and managing project teams
Supporting business development and business to business sales
Leading proposal development
In country Business Development in Nigeria or Ghana with top companies
Key Skills :
Proven ability to lead key complex projects work steams across a diverse portfolio of clients and industries within the expected delivery excellence parameters
Strong stakeholder management and client orientation
Results oriented, driven and proactive
Good business acumen and commercial orientation
Strategic thinking and innovation
Issue-based analysis and problem solving abilities
Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills
Confident with ability to present and liaise at senior executive level
Capability analysis, assessment and prioritisation
Advanced market, strategic and competitor analysis
Ability to work in a multi- national organisation
Adaptable to new enviroments
Ability to work with C - level Executives
Relevant Experience :
Minimum of 5 years experience in strategy formulation in a Growth Strategy Consulting environment or Research Firm
Minumum of 5 years experience with growth strategic research and business analysis in a Consulting environment or Research Firm
Minmimum of 5 years experience with advisory and delivery roles in large scale strategic project / programme management
Minimum of 3 years experience with business transformation and / or change management projects
Must be physicaly based in Nigeria or Ghana
Background in Research with excellent excel and powerpoint skills
Project experience across multiple industries, inter alia :
Energy and Environmental
Chemicals, Manufcaturing and Foods
Information and Communication Technologies
Automotive and Transportation
Minimum undergraduate degree in the following disciplines : business administration, commerce, engineering or the sciences and environmental sciences, and research from a reputable institution
Post- graduate an advantage
Project management (PM-Bok, Prince 2, MSP)
Process optimisation (Lean Six Sigma)
If you do not receive a response within two weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful .
Note applicants should be based in Nigeria or Ghana and available for interviews immediately. Closing date for the position 31 / 03 / 2018.
Applications must be accompanied with cover letters and the reference MC Nigeria / Ghana. Send CVs to hr.africa frost.com ( only CVs sent to this inbox will be considered ) with a cover letter, academic transcript and valid ID and Drivers Licence.